Psychodynamic Approach To Psychology

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When thinking of the word "psychology", or what it means, the first thing that pops into my mind is psychopaths. Psychology is defined as "the scientific study of human behavior and mental process" and I relate that to a psychopath. They 're almost always mentioned in crime shows because of their personal characteristics and behavior. To understand human behavior scientists have had many different approaches. The biological approach for starters focuses on emotions and memory sensory like how a criminal might start to sweat if he/she lies. The behavioral approach is pretty basic and deals with traits to better understand how an individual behaves. The psychodynamic approach has to do with outside influences like our parents affecting our personality
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